Aubigne-Racan tourism and travel guide

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Aubigne-Racan is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aubigne-Racan in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 9 km and Bauge at 32 km.

Aubigne-Racan, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

See Le Mans guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

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at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

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Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 49 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

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Markets in and near Aubigne-Racan

  • Le Lude: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (23km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (26km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Aubigne-Racan, France

What to do at Aubigne-Racan? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aubigne-Racan.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (36km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (9km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (15km)
  • Parc de Lathan (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (33km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (43km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (43km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (45km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (35km)
  • Coulaines (37km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (27km)

Geography and distances

Aubigne-Racan is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Aubigne-Racan is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aubigne-Racan

Canton: Mayet

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72800

Distance to Aubigne-Racan

from Le Mans (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Aubigne-Racan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulonge, Lavernat, Sarce, Vaas and Verneil-le-Chetif.

This page in French: Visiter Aubigne-Racan